I am an experienced association and event management professional. My background includes planning events of all sizes, managing volunteer committees, contract negotiation with hotels and third party vendors, speaker recruitment, database administration, and budgeting. I have also managed employees and was responsible for hiring/firing within my department. I am proficient in the entire Microsoft Office.
I currently serve on the ASAE's Young Professionals Committee and I am a member of the Georgia Society of Association Executives. I have been accepted to Georgia State University's MPA program, where I will begin pursuing my graduate degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Management in January 2009.